The Echo

City to name Human Rights Award recipient

City to name Human Rights Award recipient

Sam Swisher

February 6, 2020

Before the winner of the Human Rights Award is chosen, city community organizer Darius Gray said the award is given to people who focus on equality. “It means that you are someone who works toward and you are seen as a community leader, as well as someone that people look to for a sense of moral ri...

Senior elected as youngest chairwoman for human rights commission

Senior elected as youngest chairwoman for human rights commission

Samantha Klepfer

January 21, 2020

What is your role in the city of St. Louis Park? My current role is Human Rights (Commission chairperson) for the city. I was appointed about two years ago and I was reappointed a couple months ago. Our whole thing is bringing support and racial equity to different parts of the city, so a lot of our tim...

25th Annual Ice Cream Social brings community together

25th Annual Ice Cream Social brings community together

Sophie Olmen and Hayley Westwood

May 17, 2018

Senior Lindsey Prestholdt said she has attended the Ice Cream Social in previous years and it has always been a positive experience. “I think it’s really great. I’ve come to the Ice Cream Social for a few years so far. I mean I used to come here as a kid and I loved it,” Prestholdt said. ...

Human Rights Commission searching for student

Human Rights Commission searching for student

Eli Curran-Moore

December 18, 2017

The Park Human Rights Commission is currently searching for a youth member, according to Chair Sara Wilhelm Garbers. Garbers said a youth presence on the board is important to give the city a youth perspective on issues, especially from a diverse place like Saint Louis Park High School. “Having ...

Senior serves on city commission

Senior serves on city commission

Eli Curran-Moore

October 26, 2017

When senior Isaac Mintzer joined the City of Golden Valley Human Rights Commission, he joined with serving his community in mind. Mintzer said this stems from childhood commitments. “Since I was little my father helped ingrain in me the sense that I have to give back to my community, and I've bee...

The student news site of St. Louis Park High School
Human Rights Commission